Year : 2017 | Volume
: 34 | Issue : 1 | Page : 10--16
Management of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation: revascularization alone versus revasularization and mitral valve repair
Mohamed K Abd El Naby1, Youssry Al-Saeed2, Ali H Taher3, Hany M El-Rakhawy1, Medhat N Riad Moussa3
1 Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Benha University, Benha, Egypt
2 Department of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Benha University, Benha, Egypt
3 Department of Cardiac Surgery, National Heart Institute, Cairo, Egypt
Ischemic mitral regurgitation (IMR) is a frequent condition post-myocardial infarction. Management of moderate myocardial infarction is still debatable, with adding mitral valve repair (MVR) to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) being questionable.
To compare echocardiographic and clinical outcome of moderate IMR treated by revascularization alone versus another group of patients treated by revascularization and MVR.
Patients and methods
Forty consecutive patients with ischemic heart disease with moderate IMR undergoing on-pump CABG are randomly selected. They were divided into two groups: group I (20) had CABG+MVR, group II (20) had only CABG; echocardiography was done postoperatively and after 6 months for both groups.
Our study revealed improvement in the grade of mitral regurgitation (MR) in both groups which was more evident and significant in group I than II with 11 (61%) of group I showing complete resolution of MR versus 0 patients in group II which was highly statistically significant (P=0.0001). Follow-up after 6 months, there were significant reduction in the New York Heart Association functional class as well as the mean grade of MR in group I versus group II, (P=0.004), with nine (50%) patients in group I against two (11%) patients in group II had complete resolution (P=0.004). We found also significant reduction in left ventricular dimensions and function.
MVR can be performed safely, concomitantly with coronary artery bypass grafting in patients who have moderate IMR.
Medhat N Riad Moussa
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Abd El Naby MK, Al-Saeed Y, Taher AH, El-Rakhawy HM, Riad Moussa MN. Management of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation: revascularization alone versus revasularization and mitral valve repair.Benha Med J 2017;34:10-16
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Abd El Naby MK, Al-Saeed Y, Taher AH, El-Rakhawy HM, Riad Moussa MN. Management of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation: revascularization alone versus revasularization and mitral valve repair. Benha Med J [serial online] 2017 [cited 2018 Apr 25 ];34:10-16
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